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    January 11, 2013
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to blame for the death that we're following. workers discovered a body in a pile of material being sorted. sky 7 brought us first pictures. the body was found inside of the warehouse on south petaluma boulevard. police say the body is an adult male that very mai have been killed and dumped there but could have climbed into a bin to stay warm and ended up freezing to death. and in oikland police say a man found dead on street was likely shot. police got the call from someone saying a man was lying in the middle of canon avenue. the man was already dead. police are not sure if he was ^llot there or somewhere eels a bizarre entrance in court today for an accused killer, his attorney was stunned owe-to-say the least by what
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he started shouting. he is charged with killing his mother, paroled from a death sentence for swaumt sexual assaulting and killing two teen-aged girls years ago. >> he made this stunning admission in court today a few minutes into what was a short hearing. and is not suspected to enter a plea today. he was rolled in by bailiffs in a chair. he started to cry then said in a series of short outburss quote i plead guilty to everything. i did everything. this is the third one. and the statements came dispit efforts to keep him quiet. her body was found on the property on wednesday after dennis called police. in the 1960s shlgs he was
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convicted of kimming two teenagers. a brutal crime involving their abduction, rape and murder. he's been convicted of several other kidnap rapes. prosecute kbrers say prior murder convictions do provide a special circumstance to the current charge that could bring him the death penalty. >> i know his death jents was commute skped was given a life sentence and paroled in 1990. he's been as far as our records can tell has been law abiding citizen since then. >> i just hope they keep him and never let him go. and he just dies in jail he doesn't deserve to be out anywhere.
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>> they lived in the neighborhood, she was not arrested with her husband. the prosecutors told us the investigation is ongoing. it's unclear at this point what, if anything, she knew about nellie stanworth's murder ot fact the body was on the property. dennis stanworth is due back in court next week. at that time he may enter a plea and statementing made could be used at his trial n fairfield abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> seven people suffered injuries and one person taken to the hospital for anxiety after two school buses got into a minor accident this afternoon. they got into a fender bender at clayton road and marsh creek road. police say one bus rear ended another, and they say no one was seriously hurt.
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>> the alameda county sheriff's department no longer actively searching for a jail inmate who escaped today. the 31-year-old being transported to highland hospital. authorities launched a search of the area. he was in custody on multiple robbery charge autos in san francisco, people are out in numbers to make a point about sexual violence against women. a rally scheduled before an attack last weekend. abc 7 news is live in the mission district want to a story. nick? >> they say that that was necessary because they remind people violence against women is a real occurrence here. they were here to send a message violence against women in the mission must stop. take a look at the video about
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150 people sounded drums. they started at 16th and mission. went up 16th street down valencia and down to 24th street ended here just a short time ago. police tell abc 7 news a woman was attacked on 23rd just this sunday, around 2:00 a.m. and a neighbor heard that mw and opened a window and shined a light that. is the action taken to stop violence on the streets. >> that is a moment in our time period here in the u.s. that people are wanting to stand up. we feel there should be a woman spring like an arab spring to stop violence open women. make sure women have equal rights.
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>> and there are disturbing statistics to go along with that. 1.3 million women are raped every year, one in every four experiences severe violence at the hands of the current or former patner that. action they say must sto. they once again provided with us information looking to find out more about ending domestic violence or violence against women, you can go to our web site. >> nick, thank you. a series after tacks on women for their cell phones is prompting new warnings about using those phones in public. it's a growing problem. abc 7 news has the story from san francisco.mmx >> this woman texting and not looking up. it's inattention that makes
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people vulnerable to snatch and grab thieves. >> some guy came and just swiped it. >> amanda says she and her co-workers posted this letter on their window warning women thiefs have been active in the area, one theft occurring outside this home. >> i we heard the girl screaming and called police. it was scary. >> those occurred within days of another woman being badly beaten, tuesday another woman attacked here in this bus stop. the thief used a stun gun. >> she did approach the victim, stunned her in the face, demanding a phone during a struggle, the phone fell and he stunned her in the chest. >> this police officer says there is a description and the
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theft occurred at 1:25 in the afternoon. many robberies happening on muni. this shows a man sitting behind a woman. the vehicle stops he grabbed her phone, takes offv[k =oç andy women are now taking precautions. >> i don't use it at night for sure. >> yes. sometimes, i am on the bus i will like take my cell phone out. and it's you know, it's risk. >> police say half of the rbrys involved electronic devices saying many can be prevented if people just pay attention to surroundings. >> still ahead here tonight atp 6:00 the overseas raymar that hit the bay bridge this week wins permission to sail off into the sunset. >> nor was there sun or
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warmth. we when we come back, we'll look at the concept of cold and ends up as ate plies to football. >> two car buffs order custom car parts but never receive them. getting two 1950 fords back on the road oo. and later the technology now being developed in silicon valley that can help you get out of a tight sp
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pinning hopes on 787 dream hearing about. al nippon airlines just flew one of the planes just hours after a government launched a review because of a fire and fuel leak this week. the head of the faa said he's confident that it is safe to fly as did people aboard this dream liner today in san jose. more now from minetta airport. >> dream liner approval has been years in the making. the flight linking silicon valley to tokyo got a water salute welcome. >> this is not only exciting for the valley but for our partner. >> the launch party for theáp#" airways boeing 787 inclouded a ribbon cutting and there are questions about the aircraft
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safety. norm mineta is not only the former secretary of transportation but san jose international airport bares his name. >> seriousness is not one that warrants grounding of the airplane. dream liner has experienced three high profile problems just this week. and this is including a fire and fuel leak. >> it's not uncommon to have to work above that. but this is not huge. >> ama provided us with this video showing off its roomy luxury and big windows. passengers no longer thrill they had have to travel for a tokyoíwqñ flight. >> when i heard this news. >> i go to san francisco, it's crowded. a lot of people. it's such a hassle. >> any concern is not
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dampening the enthusiasm for >> the process will deal with those problems. and i'm confident enough to board this flight, today. >> a and e hopes demand for this connection results in daily service come s%yx. >> our cold snap continues and it's clear, very crisp out there. and temperatures are dropping. abc 7 news is live at the north end of the golden gate bridge tonight. wayne? >> yes. it's a good place to take a look at what is going on in the bay area. the city is cold. the question is how cold. it will be 48 degrees at kickoff. but our standard, yes, it's
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cold. on a cold day like this, there are other who's heard complaints. >> it's not cold here. it's not cold here. >> so cold it's a relative term for those of us used to mark twain customers -- summers, yes, it's cold. >> is this cold? >> no. >> what is cold? >> 20 below. >> in san francisco, you keep hands and fingers in your pockets. cold is all of the excuse we need to hug ourselves. >> i have warmer pockets.109 >> only 50s. >> i know, but i'm freezing. i've got five players. >> on this day cold was a state of mind. a gentle reminder we do call it winter for a reason. >> does it make you wish for summer? >> no. no. not yet. >> interesting we spent time
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at dolphin club. they explain out there in the swim in the bay, now in december, they say water is, they say 50 degrees. that is right on the border line between cold and not so cold. if you get out of the water skpuk not talk, then it's coaxed they were talking today. wayne freedman that, is what they say. abc 7 news. >> next time you'll have to jump in and join. >> a couple road condition updates. interstate 5 is back in business tonight after a 16 hour shut down. hundreds of truckers and drivers pulled over and had to spent their night in their vehicles. it's clear in the sierra tonight this, video this afternoon shows conditions you'll encounter if headed to tahoe thisk) weekend.
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how cold will it snb. >> too cold. teeth chattering cold is what i say. so saturday night, sunday night going to be cold. tonight will be cold but something is going to hold temperatures up a little bit. live picture now, the view across the bay here, clear skies from this point but we do have clouds numbering in tonight that help to instul yait temperatures a little bitq. breezy condition as lng the coast tonight. checking out live doppler 7, i'll show you what it looks like from that perspective. clear skies here, some moisture, very isolated developing in the last half hour moving in. you can see it's just right here the vacaville hear. -- area.l'hz some light showers developed. we're not expecting anymore.
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temperatures calling into 40s and 50s. down to 43 in napa and fairfield. we're headed towards a cold night. string of cold nights ahead as a matter of fact. sunny cool for weekend. dry, milder weather next week. cold air mass and cloud cover moved through z that kept temperatures on the cool side this afternoon. more clouds. the system just skirts the coast." so we're not expecting any rain but you'll see here 11:00 tonight clear skies z then, right around 3:00 a.m. clouds will role across the bay area cold hoelding temperatures up before skies clear out again. it will remain cool, mostly sunny skies, then clearing skies, colder tomorrow night. you can see here saturday night 11:00 p.m. with the clearing skies you'll see good radiational
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cooling taking place. so by sunday morning places like fairfield will be in record territory, 29 in livermore, 31 in concord and vallejo. you'll notice here 31 degrees, around the skpoft bay, low 40s, cloud cover heaviest there. 34 in fremont. so bundle up if you have early morning plans, tomorrow afternoon, upper 40s to low 50s will see lingering clouds near the coast. mostly sunny skies, 52 in oakland. 52 san jose. 49 degrees in fairfield. clear lake 51 degrees, temperatures remaining cool, low 50s, looking at the forecast for niners taking on packers tomorrow it's going to be cold. the dry upper 40s dropping to mid-40s.
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that is what i have to say for niners, accu-weather forecast cold, then we'll see milder overnight readings beginning >> all right. thank you. >> coming up here next a buyer coming frd for hostess b
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coast guard has not determined what caused the collision. the ship got the thumbs up after it was determined did it not sustain damage. coast guard is asking for safety review zones, a review of safety zones around the bay bridge as a result. >> tonight money matters new live for the hosts brand. hosts closed doors after a strike and now, a ga dwa based company called flower foods bought the 20 bakeries and several of the brands.ú1 no word on wla will happen to the hostess twinkie. wells fargo post aid profit of $5 billion. that is up 24% from a year ago. of 9 coeo says the housing market has turned a corner. a court ruled net flix gets an unfair advantage from it's competitors.
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still, net flix shares are back again after a nine month slump. stocks went up today. dow gained 17 points. and best buy rose 15% after reporting it's holiday sales were down but not by as much as most people had expected. >> when we come back a man serving time for helping the taliban wins a court battle. >> there has been a surge of activity tonight at an east bay flu clinic. >> and later tonight 49ers quarterback who grew up a packers fan. we do know where his loyalties
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the cdc said a nationwide flu outbreak is spreading but now in fewer states. take a look at this map indicating california in green has not yet been hard hit but the outbreak is growing worse in states highlighted inî43ñ re. tonight what is being done to
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prevent a major outbreak here. >> these doses are among last available at northern california kaiser facility autos we're running low z there are certain types of the flu vaccine. >> the state believes there is enough available through pharmacies and doctor offices but northern california kaiser patients have used most of the 1.35 million doses purchased by the hospital. >> we're looking to try to find vaccine still available on the market, most of the flu vaccine has been purchased in this country. >> there have been four deaths so far. two in exact an elder#4 patient. there is no rubbing tally of adult deaths cdc estimates there are about 24 thou thour -- 24,000 deaths per year, california in, green,
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has relatively few cases. tom has never in his life had a flu shot until today. doctors decided to do it after hearing reports about what's happening back east, watching his son suffer with the virus. >> my son just got really sick. so said dad, i'm deathly ill, sick three days i go it's time to start getting vaccinated. >> doctors say it's a number of time. and there is a prevention kit to go along with frequent hand washing. >> i can tell you i'm taking it. >> saying it's too late to have any more vaccine made and vit make a kind of a difference. >> if your family needs flu
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shots we have a list available four on abc 7 news.com including shoo the flu program. >> vice president biden says he's interested in technology that could keep a gun from being- used by anyone other than the person who bought it. biden says the meeting with groups with ideas on how to stop gun violence. >> we knowpux it's, there is no silver bullet. no seat belt you can tut putt on to assure that you'll not be in circumstances again. >> biden did not blame video games fr mass shootings however, nra did. one expert believes it's the latest scapegoat. >> dungeons and draggons, rock and roll, rap music. any time someone is looking to
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blame society ills it's a new medium the younger generation is into, the other swun not. >> biden will recommend next week. >> a judge has taken the side of john walker lindh. the judge ruled lind and others had the right to hold a daily group prayer session. lind serving 20 years for aigd taliban during u.s. invasion of afghanistan in twun. and karzai agreed to speed up the process of putting forces in charge of afghan security. president obama said it help accelerate withdrawal of 50,000 forces in afghanistan. >> public memorial will be held tomorrow for the teenager who went missing after a new year's eve music festival.
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the body found on friday in, a snow bank near the snow globe music festival. the sheriff's department says there are no signs of foul play but they're waiting for results of an autopsy. the memorial will be held tomorrow in petta lum yachl the family is asking those who attend to wear pink. her favorite color. >> a san francisco legend has passed away. more on vivienne brown. >> in the small knob hill cafe, a corner table sits empty two. nights per week was hem to one of the biggest attractions. >> the identical twins who graced countless ads weren't just guests. they were entertainment. >> people were asking for
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autographs? >> always. everyone would get up, twins loved it. >> strolling through union square, they were recognizable. >> watching them every day. they had the same thing on. >> those walks ended after her sister was hospitalized with alzheimer's disease. >> i they find a cure. >> marion visited vivienne almost daily thanks to donations that allowed thor stay in the city. >> people would e mail with money to offer help and volunteer. to donate. services are costly when you're elderly. >> care takers say vivienne passed way in her sleep. the twins so impeckable in their identicalness, people who have known them for decades say there isn't a story, or outfit that involved
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just one of them. >> could you tell them apart sth. >> no. i couldn't. i don't -- there is no way. you would not want to. >> willie brown say they emboddoed uniqueness that is san francisco. >> a little bit of a city in
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the solve driving car may be years away but development is yielding advances to make driving safer. >> some is underway in silicon valley. >> we can all relate to this. returning to a parking lot we find cars boxed in. making it difficult, impossible to open the door. but technology can solve this dilemma. senseors built into bumper as long with driver assistance can move the car out of the tight spot. there is a long range vision to create the cars, audi working on the technology.
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>> we assist them and in very predictable situations we also can allow that he is a little bit relaxed on what's happening with the car. but he was still remaining behind the steering wheel in charge of what's happening with the car. >> aud sismt part of the volkswagon group running this lab if silicon valley. 100 engineers design jerz skol jiftz are working on proto types ask using this to get feed back from consumers. here is another example of the driver assistance, squeezing into a tight spot in the garage. cars may be able to drive themselves engineers believe drivers need to ease into it. >> if you introduce the technology, it's, you don't know if the person knows how to take over immediately. right? we want to make sure there are steps people have experience and practice of being able to take over when they need to. and then, they'll be natural
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when they need to take over when car is more auto mus. >> research is done in secret, however, audi by letting us see not only excites public about the future of the rethink their careers and perhaps working on the future of the football. in belmont abc 7 news. >> coming up here next michael finney with ann9yhñ unusual coincidence. >> two car6íi. buffs order same parts, both get
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♪ the one and only, cheerios they don't make cars like they used to. it's all the more reason to preserve soldy autos two bay area men are doing just that. they both ordered custom parts from the same company. >> both needed help from michael finney here now. >> it's amazing they have the same problem. there are very few companiespfow making custom parts for classic cars. when they do, parts are pretty
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expensive two. men who, as these guys told you do not know each other ran into the same problem and they both came to 7 on your side. mike spent years restoring his classic 1951 ford sedan. >> this is like you go into a second childhood. cars into 50s going to high school? i'm trying to fix it up. >> mike rebuilding the car with mostly original parts. right down to the hood-mounted horn. he kept the grill, and restored the dash. this reminds him of simpler day autos if you got in trouble, take to it your mom. >> the car needed better suspension and brakes. few companies sell the parts. mike thrilled to find one that does. jam co suspension from actual
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fullerton. >> better stopping and the car would be safer to drive. >> mike ordered a kit with all the right parts. he figured worth of big investment. he paid the money and never received parts. >> my father had been looking at the kit for the car. >> tracy from san bruno bought the same suspension kit for her father, restoring his own car, another 1950 ford he was excited about it his family chipped in, buying him kit for christmas back in 2011. wayne thrilled but his kit never arrived. >> it was a lot of money. really frustrating because i was really concerned that we're never going sieve the -- receive the kit.
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>> both said the kit was useless with all all 14 pieces. >> if you don't get rest you've got to put old stuff back on. >> both families kept calling and writing. jamco either didn't respond or promised parts that didn't arrive. >> the only way to get the parts were going to channel 7. >> we contacted jamco. the owner tells us a variety of business problems got in the way of the shipment. telling us at the time i was running this business myself and things did slip by. jamco moved to a new location now with a three-man sales team two, shipping guys get things done. within weeks after our contact jamco sent missing parts to both customers mike looking
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forward to a know stallic ride. >> makes you feel like a kid again. >> i'd like to thank jamco. the owner tells us he has problems gegt manufacturers to get the supplies. >> really neat. >> yes. sanlda patel is in tonight talking about cold weather. >> yes. tomorrow's game go go going to be chilly, too. >> check out what is showing up. we're starting to see snow around mount hamilton. it's 29 degrees. showers showing up in morgan hill. you can see white and blue shades here. and also, eastward we're
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seeing some snow falling. it's going to be cold tonight. freezeitv warnings saturday, 2:0 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. mid 20s to low 30s, freeze possible is possiblehr@. frost advisory, low to mid-30s expected in> thank you strch. >> speaking of that game, larry beil is here now. >> this is an interesting match up. aaron rogers and collin cape capernick
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i moved to new york to work in fashion. i came here with just a suitcase, maybe two. and luckily i found an apartment
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just three blocks away from t.j.maxx, which was perfect because i needed everything and i still needed to make rent. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. this maxxinista can make it anywhere. t.j.maxx. let us make a maxxinista out of you. good evening, switching aleej yenss tomorrow, it comes down to starting quarterbacks.
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erin rothers grew up in chico. loved joe montana. collin cappernick grew up aztz[. 39 miles frp green bai. they're normally packer fans. >> this came up fast. we knew he was talented enough. he just had to get a chance. he got a chance, he ran witness. >> there is a reason why i couldn't be a good fb. he can be a play maker. it's something i think about every day. my goal to prove them wrong. >> you're so excited because i think every one of us has family first. >> remember, 49ers passed him
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over first round of the draft, they took alex smith with a number one pick. and there is a loss to san francisco. this is at green bay. then, fail mary game. as far as standings go, it's why 49ers will be hosting this game. then you've got the stick. this will be rogers fers first appearance there. there is something on the line. >> it will be fun. it's got a lot of tradition. it will be a great environment. former raider warren sapp. sapp played with raiders a seven time all pro.
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larry allen spent most career with the cowboys. a mammoth in one of the strongest men in the history of the league. former raider wide receiver tim brown is also on the list. just after firing rob ryan, cowboys hired monty kiffen, kiffen spent seasons running usc seasons. and he decided to go back to nfl. he does have 13(ué5tm of nfl experience, to nba, warriors lost two in a row to try to stop the skid tonight hosting in ora cell this evening. blazers led by a rocky out of oakland.
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kind of off the radar. doesn't get a lot of national attention. he's gotten everybody's attention. a tear drop there, smooth. so poised and warriors coach not surprised at his success. >> we thought highly of him. he's the best point guard in the draft. just ability to give way once on the floor no. surprise what he's doing. quality kismd noi? found himself as point guard to build on for a long time still to come. >> damion will yard with play. and what a rookie. >> fun to watch. >> join me tonight on 9:00 a warning for anyone running jafa.
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how it could put your computer at risk. >> niner fever. can you get tickets? and how police are preparing for playoffs. join us for abc 7 news at 11:00 owe oo hope to see you then, san francisco turning red and gold tonight for 49ers check out ferry building. pretty nice, all lit up. >> from all of us here, thanks for joining us. >> see you at 9:00 and 11:00.
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this is "jeopardy!" here are today's contestants -- a math and drama teacher from fort collins, colorado... ...and our returning co-champion, a performance artist from tallahassee, florida... ...and a strategic analyst for nasa, from huntsville, alabama... and now, here is the host of "jeopardy!" --
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alex trebek! thank you, johnny. and welcome, ladies and gentl first time this season we have had co-champions coming back to play. frances, you're the lone challenger today. but i'm not worried about you. you'll do emen. good luck to all three of you. pick up those signaling devices. and we will now go to work with the first round of play. fine.here are the categories. alex: and finally, not national geographic, but international geographic, and, kristin, you go first. let's start with real power players for $200. parker. what is a serve? power players, $400.

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